Here to Help: Creswell team serves families from elementary school site

CRESWELL – Help, it turns out, is closer than people realize.

“The portables at Creslane are a little hard to find,” admits Peggy Whalen, executive director of the Family Relief Nursery that serves Creswell, Cottage Grove and Drain. “And people got so used to going to Cottage Grove for all their services that they still haven’t changed their mindset.”

Whalen and Crystal Morrison, FRN director of programs, are working to change that.

One of their first steps – after a remodeling of the classroom on the Creslane Elementary campus earlier this month . . .